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Glen Ellen Man Shoots Wife Dead, Says She Attacked Him With Knife

A man shot and killed his wife after he said she attacked him in a Glen Ellen home Saturday evening.

09/14/2014

Todd Tharp (Campbell Police Dept.)

No Charges Against Homeless Man In Fatal Stabbing Of Teen At Campbell Park

Prosecutors in San Jose have declined to file charges against a homeless man in the stabbing death of a teenager after concluding the man acted in self defense while being assaulted, authorities said.

03/19/2014

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Authorities Say Antioch Shooter Killed Man In Self-Defense

A man whose body was discovered near an Antioch apartment complex last week was killed in an act of self-defense, according to prosecutors and police.

05/21/2013

baseball bat assault

Father Shot By Son During Nail-Studded Baseball Bat Attack In Fremont

Investigators say a California father attacking his adult son with a nail-studded baseball bat was shot to death by an older brother.

01/17/2013

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Reiser Wrongful Death Trial Goes To Jury

An attorney who represents Hans Reiser’s two children asked jurors Monday to order Reiser to pay millions of dollars of damages for depriving them of their mother, Nina Reiser, by murdering her.

07/16/2012

Officers at the scene of a shooting in Brentwood. (CBS)

Burglary Suspect Shot By Off-Duty Cop In Brentwood

Alleged robbers apparently picked the wrong house to target Tuesday in Brentwood. It turned out the homeowner is a police officer, who shot and wounded a suspect.

11/08/2011

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